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Asylum: Children

Question for Home Office

UIN 49744, tabled on 21 October 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many (a) male and (b) female unaccompanied children arrived in the UK seeking asylum in each of the last three years for which figures are available.

Answered on

3 November 2016

The Home Office publishes the Immigration Statistics release each quarter.

The requested information is available in table as_08, in volume 3 of the asylum data tables:

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/546760/asylum3-q2-2016-tabs.ods

A copy of the latest release, Immigration Statistics April to June 2016, is available from:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-statistics-april-to-june2016/asylum

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